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Entrepreneurship as Organizing

Entrepreneurship as Organizing

Selected Papers of William B. Gartner

William B. Gartner

This book draws together William B. Gartner’s key contributions to entrepreneurship research over the past 25 years. An original introduction by the author offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of his work as it pertains to the development of entrepreneurship as a scholarly field, and the articles demonstrate the many ways in which his research has explored entrepreneurship in relation to individuals, firms, environments, and processes.

Chapter 7: A Profile of New Venture Success and Failure in an Emerging Industry

Donald A. Duchesneau and William B. Gartner

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship

Extract

This study examines three types of factors: (1) the characteristics of the lead entrepreneur, (2) startup processes undertaken during the founding of the firm, and (3) firm behaviors after start-up, including management practices and strategic behaviors, associated with new venture success and failure

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